From genocide to relocating villages, George discusses life in the 1800s and life now for Native Americans in Yosemite.
And how does the indigenous perspective fit into the more modern and populated Yosemite with the parks nearly 4 million visitors each year?
Les James, Miwuk-Chukchansi, told The Fresno Bee: “For thousands of years, we were here before them. That’s because we lived by nature’s law. If you don’t live by nature’s law, you are not going to survive. That’s really the bottom line.”